A model of information system for rural development planning at district level: a case study of Laikipia district, Kenya
The thesis consists of a district case study conducted in Laikipia, Kenya. The objective is to construct and demonstrate a district planning information systems (PIS) model for planning at district level. It is based on belief that for sustainability, rural development planning at district level should be based on the Geddesian principle of diagnosis before treatment. Rural development consists of interventions, introducing sustainable betterment of basic needs supplies and living conditions of the people practising farming and off-farm activities in rural areas.